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Eclipse Platform
Release 3.5

org.eclipse.jface.text.formatter
Interface IFormattingStrategyExtension

All Known Implementing Classes:
ContextBasedFormattingStrategy

public interface IFormattingStrategyExtension

Extension interface for IFormattingStrategy.

Updates formatting strategies to be able to receive a more general IFormattingContext object from its associated content formatters.

Each formatting process calls the strategy's methods in the following sequence:

  • formatterStarts
  • format
  • formatterStops

Note that multiple calls to formatterStarts can be issued to a strategy before launching the formatting process with format.

This interface must be implemented by clients. Implementers should be registered with a content formatter in order get involved in the formatting process.

Since:
3.0
See Also:
IFormattingContext

Method Summary
 void format ()
          Formats the region with the properties indicated in the formatting context previously supplied by formatterStarts(IFormattingContext).
 void formatterStarts ( IFormattingContext context)
          Informs the strategy about the start of a formatting process in which it will participate.
 void formatterStops ()
          Informs the strategy that the formatting process in which it has participated has been finished.
 

Method Detail

format

void format()
Formats the region with the properties indicated in the formatting context previously supplied by formatterStarts(IFormattingContext).


formatterStarts

void formatterStarts(
IFormattingContext context)
Informs the strategy about the start of a formatting process in which it will participate.

Parameters:
context - the formatting context used in the corresponding formatting process.

formatterStops

void formatterStops()
Informs the strategy that the formatting process in which it has participated has been finished.


Eclipse Platform
Release 3.5

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